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Brainerd Community Action

September 29, 2016
Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Bruce Buxton instantly realizes Thursday morning the ruse was up. He was asked to come to The Center in Brainerd to inspect the roof. But instead, he was presented the 2016 Citizen of the Year award. Video play button
Citizen of Year Award blindsides Buxton: Community leaders speak highly of East Gull Lake man
September 29, 2016 - 9:29pm
Bruce Buxton smiles after being named 2016 citizen of the Year Thursday at The Center. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
And the Brainerd Citizen of the Year award goes to ...
September 29, 2016 - 10:18am
September 8, 2016
Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd Community Action executive director Nancy Cross announced her retirement Thursday after 24 years of service. play button
Nancy Cross closes chapter at Brainerd Community Action
September 8, 2016 - 10:17pm
July 28, 2016
Nominations sought for Distinguished Service awards
July 28, 2016 - 5:41pm
Nominations sought for Citizen of the Year
July 28, 2016 - 5:41pm
July 4, 2016
Crow Wing County Mounted Sheriffs Patrol horses and riders walk through in the Brainerd Fourth of July Parade Monday. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls) Gallery
A Brainerd Fourth of July
July 4, 2016 - 9:01pm
Ed Mattson, owner of the Last Turn Saloon and The Skillet Restaurant in Brainerd, speaks to the Brainerd City Council during Showcasing Brainerd prior to Monday night’s city council meeting. (Brainerd Dispatch/Spenser Bickett)
Brainerd City Council: Dogs, cats and fireworks
May 4, 2016 - 1:25pm
May 3, 2016
Col. Scott St. Sauver, Camp Ripley commander, updates the Brainerd City Council on what’s going on at Camp Ripley this summer during Monday night’s city council meeting. (Brainerd Dispatch/Spenser Bickett)
Brainerd City Council: Industrial Park land auction yields 1 bidder
May 3, 2016 - 12:04pm
April 27, 2016
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Minnesota secretary of state talks voter turnout in Brainerd
April 27, 2016 - 6:15pm
January 11, 2016
The Chocolate Lover's Extravaganza, "Wine, Beer and Bling," will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Jan. 30, at the Westgate Mall. The event entails a night of chocolate treats, wine and beer tasting. Ilustration
Chocolate Lover's Extravaganza planned
January 11, 2016 - 10:44pm
December 20, 2015
Gift-wrapping services benefit Fourth of July
December 20, 2015 - 8:45pm
October 29, 2015
Minna Wallin, wife of late mayor James Wallin, accepts the city of Brainerd Tower Award from Brainerd City Council members Kelly Bevans (left), Gary Scheeler, Gabe Johnson and Chip Borkenhagen during the Distinguished Service Awards at the NP Event Space Thursday in Brainerd. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery)
Humbled and honored: 9 named outstanding
October 29, 2015 - 11:35pm
September 8, 2015
Nancy Cross, Brainerd Community Action executive director, announces the 2015 Brainerd Citizen of the Year to the Brainerd City Council Tuesday night. (Brainerd Dispatch/Spenser Bickett)
Brainerd Citizen of the Year is named
September 8, 2015 - 10:08pm
August 22, 2015
Nominations due Monday for Distinguished Service Awards
August 22, 2015 - 3:00pm
April 8, 2015
Photo from the 2014 Brainerd fireworks show. File: Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Fireworks over Fourth of July festivities
April 8, 2015 - 2:25pm